New COVID-19 infections confirmed in Midwestern Ontario Friday

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The Grey Bruce Health Unit added eight new cases Friday, two in Owen Sound, Georgian Bluffs, and Meaford, as well as one in Grey Highlands, and Northern Bruce Peninsula. There are 132 active cases. Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Ian Arra, said the current active COVID-19 Delta cases in Grey Bruce is predominantly in the teen and young adult population. Of the 132 current active cases, 76 are 10 to 29 years, with the vast majority, 95 per cent, not fully vaccinated. This results in the ongoing spread of the virus to their friends and other family members, including vulnerable grandparents.  He is asking parents to remind their children to consider the devastating effect the virus can have should it spread to other family members

Huron Perth Public health added one new case of COVID-19 Friday, in North Perth. There are 14 active cases

Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health added one new case of the virus in Wellington County, where there are seven active cases. That includes three in Minto and one in Wellington North.